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Bergenia ‘Overture’

To swap with Alison Clark

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

New sections which will benefit from tender loving care, but also worth putting somewhere gritty and damp to see if they root. Overture has good magenta flowers that cheer up early spring, and upright leaves.

Bergenia ‘Overture’ | London, SW11
Pot Size
0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Bergenia ‘Overture’


Bergenia ‘Overture’. This Bergenia has taller flowers in magenta on scarlet stems in late spring and glossy mid green foliage which turns burgundy-red in the winter.


They are fully to frost hardy and will tolerate sun or shade in any well drained soil, but the leaf colour is best on poor soil and in full sun.

Interest and use

Year-round foliage interest and showy flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Bergenia ‘Overture’ | Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

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